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Socioeconomic status (SES) is an important factor contributing to health inequality. This study aimed to investigate factors that predict junior school students' sports participation, identify the mechanisms underlying transmission of social resources and assess the mediating effects of classmate...

Author(s)
Xia MengFan; Hu PengHui; Zhou You
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Community Psychology, 2020, 48, 8, pp 2625-2643
Abstract

This study examined the swimming competence of primary school children, and how it was related to swimming activity, non-fatal aquatic events, and demographic factors. Primary school students (N = 4959; female = 2705, male = 2241; age range = 5 to 14 years) across 28 schools in the 15 districts of...

Author(s)
Chan KingChung [Chan, D. K. C.]; Lee SingYeung [Lee, A. S. Y.]; Hamilton, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sports Sciences, 2020, 38, 19, pp 2253-2263
Abstract

Background: Mental health and well-being among older women is an important topic due to the feminization of later life as women tend to have longer life expectancy resulting in elderly women being more advanced in age and outnumbering men. Older women generally play a key role in their families...

Author(s)
Yang Hui; Hagedorn, A.; Zhu He; Chen HongLin
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Geriatrics, 2020, 20, 254, pp (25 July 2020)
Abstract

While planning and management of urban green space (UGS) remain primarily driven by policymakers and expert knowledge, increasing attention has been paid to the general public's perception of and demand for UGS. This study was conducted to provide price-related outcomes to support UGS-related...

Author(s)
Tian YuQing; Wu HongJuan; Zhang GuangShi; Wang LuoCen; Zheng Duo; Li Sen
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2020, 260,
Abstract

While research on Asian tourism has increased in recent years, studies on Asian travellers' consumption patterns in Europe are still rather rare. Taking a sociological perspective, this research examines Asian tourists' consumption in Vienna in relation to their sense of distinction and mobility....

Author(s)
Bui, H. T.; Trupp, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 1, pp 4-18
Abstract

Background: Sedentary behaviors are prevalent in Chinese children, however, the studies on their trends and socioeconomic disparities are scarce. We examined the time trends of daily television (TV) viewing and video game playing and the associated socioeconomic factors in Chinese children in Hong...

Author(s)
Gong WeiJie; Fong YeeTak [Fong, Y. T. D. ]; Wang ManPing; Lam TaiHing; Chung WaiHung [Chung, W. H. T. ]; Ho SaiYin
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 754, pp (13 June 2019)
Abstract

This study explores tourists' satisfaction outcomes and life satisfaction domains, and examines the domains' relative importance in influencing tourists' overall life satisfaction. Seven life satisfaction domains are identified in relation to young Chinese tourists' leisure travel, among which five ...

Author(s)
Wang SuoSheng
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2019, 18, pp 7-22
Abstract

Using Amartya Sen's capability approach and household survey data from Inner Mongolia, China, this paper constructs a welfare index in order to examine the impact of crop insurance on the welfare of farmers. Fuzzy comprehensive evaluation methods were used to measure changes in farmers' welfare...

Author(s)
Zhao LiJuan; Shi JunHong; Kang XiaoHong; Hong Hua
Publisher
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA
Citation
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2019, 22, 4, pp 519-533
Abstract

Background: Exposure to natural vegetation, or greenness, might affect health through several pathways, including increased physical activity and social engagement, improved mental health, and reductions in exposure to air pollution, extreme temperatures, and noise. Few studies of the effects of...

Author(s)
Ji, J. S.; Zhu Anna; Bai Chen; Wu ChihDa; Yan LiJing; Tang ShengLan; Zeng Yi; James, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet Planetary Health, 2019, 3, 1, pp e17-e25
Abstract

China has experienced a rapid increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs), especially in rural China. In addition to a dramatic increase in energy intake, the decrease in physical activity (PA) may be a reason. The study described the patterns and factors of physical activity and sedentary...

Author(s)
Ding CaiCui; Song Chao; Yuan Fan; Zhang Yan; Feng GanYu; Chen Zheng; Liu AiLing
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 5, pp 941

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